Map: Pays et Principaux Lieux

1988.07.0034

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Map: Pays et Principaux Lieux   (1988.07.0034)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Brion, De La Tour, Louis. (1756-1823) Louis Charles Desnos: Publisher (1725-1805)
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1772
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 38.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 29.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 16 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper--rag, pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information white ( 5y 8/2 ) -ns pink ( 5r 6/8 ) -ns yelllow ( 5y 8/8 ) -ns green ( 5g 6/2 ) -ns blue, purple ( 5b 7/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

This French map depicts Ancient/Biblical place names for the greater Middle East.

Description N/A
Comparanda

See bib. for an in book example of 1766 edition. Other examples: Paulus Swaen. "Carte des Pays et Principaux Lieux Connus dans les premiers ages du Monde." by Brion de la Tour, L. Paris: Desnos, 1766. <http://www.swaen.com/antique-map-of.php?id=7306> Old World Auctions. "Carte des Pays et Principaux Lieux Connus dans les premiers ages du Monde." by Brion de la Tour/ Desnos, 1786. <http://www.oldworldauctions.com/archives/detail/115-654.htm> Altea Gallery. "Carte des Pays et Principaux Lieux Connus dans les premiers ages du Monde." by Brion de la Tour, L. Paris: Desnos, 1766. <http://alteagallery.com/stock_detail.php?ref=14331&amp;search=c>

Bibliography

Brion de la Tour, Louis. Atlas General, civil et Ecclesiastique, methodique et elementaire pour l'etude de la geographie et de l'histoire. Section 16. Paris: Desnos, 1766. Accessed on Google Books. <http://books.google.com/books?id=LOFOAAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false>

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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